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Our Communicating with Data short course is a practical and informative way to introduce you to the tools and techniques you need in order to interrogate rows and columns of data, and turn your insights into compelling stories.
Datasets related to many issues, including health, culture, demographics and public spending are now available for anyone to download from the web. On this course you will learn how to find patterns and extract information from data held in spreadsheets. You will learn where to find the data you need for your purposes, and how to begin interrogating and analysing it by finding facts and patterns often hidden in plain sight.
Who should attend
This course is suitable for anyone whose work or organisation produces or uses data and who needs a hands-on introduction to this rapidly growing field.
By the end of this course you should be able to:
Clear, easy to understand lessons:
Live interactive classrooms:
A certificate of completion:
All our online short courses include:
Please note that all courses are taught in UK time.
Online courses are closed to all new bookings 48 hours prior to the course starting.
Online short course materials
To take part in the Online sessions you will need:
Please bring for the first session:
This short course will demystify the tools and techniques datajournalists use. You will learn where to find the data you need for your purposes, and how to begin interrogating it and analysing it by finding facts and patterns hidden in plain sight.